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  • Aspertoolsby Harold Reitman; Pati Fizzano

    Souvenir Press 2017; US$ 11.99

    Dr Harold Reitman?s daughter, Rebecca, was diagnosed with Asperger?s syndrome in her twenties. She explained the diagnosis to her father as:?Brains are like snowflakes ? no two are alike.?Dr Reitman immediately realised that his good intentions as a parent had been off-course when bringing up his daughter as he could not understand the landscape of... more...

  • An Adult with an Autism Diagnosisby Gillan Drew

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 15.95

    Through the personal experiences of an adult diagnosed with Asperger's, this book will inform on the social challenges of life on the spectrum along with sensible advice for practical situations. Includes an informed introduction to Asperger's Syndrome and helpful resources and strategies for moving forward following a diagnosis. more...

  • The Essential Guide to Safe Travel-Training for Children with Autism and Intellectual Disabilitiesby Desirée Gallimore; Mike Steer; Lizzie d'Avigdor; Martha d'Avigdor

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 19.95

    In five clear steps, this guide will equip trainers to teach children to travel safely and independently. The first book of its kind, it focuses on goal-setting and preparation techniques while detailing obstacles that may arise along the way. Practical and necessary, it is suitable for work with children of any age and ability. more...

  • How LEGO®-Based Therapy for Autism Worksby Daniel B. LeGoff

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 24.95

    "You know, Dr. Dan, that kid is from my planet."With in-depth descriptions of LEGO®-based therapy in action, this book explains how and why it helps to promote the development of social skills for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) and related conditions. Written by Daniel B. LeGoff, who pioneered the approach, this book comprises a series... more...

  • My Book of Feelingsby Tracey Ross; Rosy Salaman

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 16.95

    Some children find it difficult to understand and manage their feelings. This picture book helps children aged 5+ understand why they might experience particular feelings, and offers suggestions for things to do when they are overloaded with emotion. Suitable for all children, particularly those with attachment issues or developmental disabilities. more...

  • Intellectual Disabilities and Dementiaby Karen Watchman

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 24.95

    The questions and concerns that arise when a relative with an intellectual disability is diagnosed with dementia can be overwhelming. This understanding guide acknowledges and answers questions on the progression of dementia, medication, short-term and long-term care plans, and presents need-to-know information in an accessible way. more...

  • Autism in My Familyby Catherine Faherty; Sandra Tucker

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 19.95

    The relationship between siblings can be tough, and the sibling dynamic can be further challenged when one child has autism. This interactive workbook is designed for siblings of children with autism. Introducing the experience of autism in simple language, children are encouraged to complete activities that identify differences and strengthen relationships.... more...

  • How to start, carry on and end conversationsby Paul Jordan; Tony Attwood

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 14.95

    Drawing on his own experience on the autism spectrum and his knowledge of linguistics, Paul Jordan provides simple 'scripts for thinking' that will help teens with autism to make sense of social situations and engage in everyday conversations. more...

  • Time to Talkby Michelle MACROY-HIGGINS; Carlyn Kolker

    AMACOM 2017; US$ 12.95

    When it comes to language acquisition, all parents have questions?and Time to Talk has the answers. Written by an experienced speech-language pathologist and mom, this practical and proactive guide will help you understand the building blocks of speech and language and monitor progress against expected milestones. more...

  • The Power of Differentby M.D. Gail Saltz

    Flatiron Books 2017; US$ 18.19

    A powerful and inspiring examination of the connection between the potential for great talent and conditions commonly thought to be ?disabilities,? revealing how the source of our struggles can be the origin of our greatest strengths. In The Power of Different , psychiatrist and bestselling author Gail Saltz examines the latest scientific discoveries,... more...